A significant try by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT) to strike a ahead submit along the Line of Control in North Kashmir’s Naugam sector was foiled yesterday, an announcement launched by the Indian Army’s 15 corps in Srinagar on Monday stated. Retaliation by the Indian Army adopted by a radical search operation confirmed the “elimination of two likely Pakistani soldiers”, it added.
According to the Army, intruders wearing fight attire tried to focus on the ahead submit by profiting from the thick forest cowl early on Sunday morning. The infiltration bid was supported by heavy firing from close by Pakistani posts.
#Pakistan will get befitting response to an tried BAT assault in #Naugam sector, #Baramulla. #IndianArmy foiled a serious try and strike a fwd submit along the #LoC within the early hours of 30 Dec 18. At least 02 doubtless Pak troopers neutralized & an array of warlike shops recovered.
— Chinar Corps – Indian Army (@ChinarcorpsIA) December 31, 2018
“The intruders attempted to move by exploiting the thick jungles close to LoC and were assisted by heavy covering fire of high calibre weapons such as mortars and rocket launchers from Pakistani posts. The movement was nonetheless detected by the vigilant Indian Army troops deployed along the LoC,” the assertion learn.
“Some intruders were also seen in BSF and old pattern IA dresses as part of deception. They had intruded well equipped with IEDs, incendiary materials, explosives, and a plethora of arms and ammunition,” the assertion added.
“The alertness and resilience of the own troops, who engaged and neutralised the intruders, thus eliminated a likely treacherous attack on the Army forward posts along the Line of Control on the eve of New Year.”
After extended searches, the Army stated, safety forces confirmed the elimination of two intruders, suspected to be Pakistani troopers. The Army added that it’ll ask the neighbouring nation to take again the mortal stays of the deceased.
A big cache of warlike shops was seized from the spot. “From the recovery, it was estimated that they intended to carry out a gruesome attack on the Indian Army,” the assertion stated.
A search operation remains to be underway within the space. “It was also reported that a few other intruders managed to escape across the LoC, taking advantage of the Pakistani firing and adverse weather and visibility conditions,” the assertion stated.